The World Inside

TitleThe World Inside
Year for Search1971
AuthorsSilverberg, Robert(b. 1935)
Date Published1971
PublisherDoubleday & Co.
Place PublishedGarden City, NY
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Overpopulation dystopia with an emphasis on population growth, with large families living in huge buildings.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Tor, 2010 with a new “Preface” by the author (7-12). Part published in Galaxy Science Fiction as “The Throwbacks.” 30.4 (August 1970): 26-54; “The World Outside.” 30.6 (October/November 1970): 4-50, 192; “We Are Well Organized; An Episode–Urban Monad 116.” 31.1 (December 1970): 38-69; and “All the Way Up, All the Way Down.” 32.1 (July-August 1971): 140-60. Another part was published as “A Happy Day in 2381.” Nova 1: An Anthology of Original Science Fiction Stories. Ed. Harry Harrison (New York: Delacorte Press, 1970), 17-33; rpt. in Earth In Transit: Science Fiction and Contemporary Problems. Ed. Sheila Schwartz (New York: Dell, 1976), 121-35; in A Day in the Life. Ed. Gardner [Raymond] Dozois (New York: Perennial Library, 1972), 100-17; in The City 2000 A. D.: Urban Life Through Science Fiction. Ed. Ralph Clem, Martin Harry Greenberg, and Joseph Olander (Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Crest, 1976), 289-304; in Science Fiction: The Future. Ed. Dick Allen. 2nd ed. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983), 160-71; and in The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg. Volume Two: To the Dark Star: 1962-69 (Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2007), 318-32 with an author’s note on 317-18.

Holding Institutions

CU-Riv, Merril

Author Note

(b. 1935)

Full Text

1971 Silverberg, Robert (b. 1935). The World Inside. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. Rpt. New York: Tor, 2010 with a new “Preface” by the author (7-12). Part published in Galaxy Science Fiction as “The Throwbacks.” 30.4 (August 1970): 26-54; “The World Outside.” 30.6 (October/November 1970): 4-50, 192; “We Are Well Organized; An Episode–Urban Monad 116.” 31.1 (December 1970): 38-69; and “All the Way Up, All the Way Down.” 32.1 (July-August 1971): 140-60. Another part was published as “A Happy Day in 2381.” Nova 1: An Anthology of Original Science Fiction Stories. Ed. Harry Harrison (New York: Delacorte Press, 1970), 17-33; rpt. in Earth In Transit: Science Fiction and Contemporary Problems. Ed. Sheila Schwartz (New York: Dell, 1976), 121-35; in A Day in the Life. Ed. Gardner [Raymond] Dozois (New York: Perennial Library, 1972), 100-17; in The City 2000 A. D.: Urban Life Through Science Fiction. Ed. Ralph Clem, Martin Harry Greenberg, and Joseph Olander (Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Crest, 1976), 289-304; in Science Fiction: The Future. Ed. Dick Allen. 2nd ed. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983), 160-71; and in The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg. Volume Two: To the Dark Star: 1962-69 (Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2007), 318-32 with an author’s note on 317-18. CU-Riv, Merril

Overpopulation dystopia with an emphasis on population growth, with large families living in huge buildings.